Fresh rules for entry to Meghalaya issued, COVID-negative certificate is a must

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Published: April 12,2021 12:03 PM
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The Meghalaya government on Saturday issued a fresh set of COVID-19 protocols, mandating online registration on a state-operated portal for those willing to enter the state, Principal Secretary (heal

April 12, 2021: The Meghalaya government on Saturday issued a fresh set of COVID-19 protocols, mandating online registration on a state-operated portal for those willing to enter the state, Principal Secretary (health) Sampath Kumar said.



Every traveler will have to carry a COVID-negative certificate, and if anyone is found exhibiting symptoms of the disease at the entry point might have to undergo the test again, he said.



The government has also stipulated one-week home quarantine for international travelers regardless of their test results, the official stated.



Additionally, all entrants will have to monitor their health for a period of 10 days from the day of entry into Meghalaya, and inform the administration in case they feel unwell or develop symptoms of the disease.



Kumar further asked people to continue maintaining social distance, while also practicing hand hygiene, iterating that masks should be worn at all time in public places.



Meghalaya registered 39 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, including 33 in East Khasi Hills, three in West Jaintia Hills, two in Ri-Bhoi and one in South West Khasi Hills on Saturday, with active cases shooting up to 202.